Bombings

February 17, 2018 - 6:35 am
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — A trio of suicide bombers detonated at a crowded fish market in northern Nigeria, killing at least 20 people, police said Saturday. Borno state police spokesman Joseph Kwaji confirmed the Friday night attack to The Associated Press. Hospital officials said two patients...
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This photo taken on April 8, 2017 and provided by Kamel Daoudi shows him posing for a photo in Saint-Jean-d'Angely, France. A man who has spent a decade under house arrest in France is awaiting a vote on Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018 by French lawmakers that could end his “open-air prison” or more likely, uphold it indefinitely. Kamel Daoudi, who was born in Algeria, served six years in prison for a plot to bomb the U.S. Embassy in Paris. Since then, he has been required to check in at a police precinct five times a day and to move whenever officials order him to. (Daoudi family via AP)
February 14, 2018 - 1:09 pm
PARIS (AP) — Kamel Daoudi's days are parceled out in intervals as unvarying as the alarm reminders on his tablet: 7 a.m., 9:15 a.m., 11:45 a.m., 3:15 p.m., 5:45 p.m., 9:00 p.m. The times represent his nightly curfew and the exact minutes Daoudi must report to a French police precinct — terms of the...
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FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2016, file photo, Ahmad Khan Rahimi, center, is led into court in Elizabeth, N.J. Rahimi, who set off small bombs on a New York City street and at a charity race in New Jersey, is set to be sentenced to a mandatory term of life in prison. He is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, by a federal judge in Manhattan. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)
February 13, 2018 - 5:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A New Jersey man who set off small bombs in two states, including a pressure cooker device that blasted shrapnel across a New York City block, was sentenced Tuesday to multiple terms of life in prison by a judge who repeatedly called it a miracle nobody was killed. Ahmad Khan Rahimi...
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Planes on the apron at London City Airport which has been closed after the discovery of an unexploded Second World War bomb was found in the nearby River Thames, Monday Feb. 12, 2018. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)
February 12, 2018 - 7:30 am
LONDON (AP) — All flights in and out of London City Airport were canceled Monday after a 500-kilogram (1,100-pound) unexploded World War II-era bomb was found nearby in the River Thames. The Metropolitan Police service cleared an area within 214 meters (700 feet) of the bomb, including several...
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February 12, 2018 - 6:09 am
CAIRO (AP) — An Egyptian court has convicted a suspect for killing a Coptic priest in a poor Cairo district last year and sentenced him to death. The Cairo Criminal Court said the defendant, Ahmed Saeed, attacked the 40-year-old cleric, Samaan Shehata, with a knife in the city of al-Salam,...
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Suspected Indonesian militant Zainal Anshori enters the court room prior to the start of his sentencing hearing at East Jakarta District Court in Jakarta, Indonesia, Monday, Feb. 12, 2018. A court sentenced the leader of an Islamic State-affiliated militant network in Indonesia to seven years in prison for his involvement in smuggling guns from the southern Philippines.(AP Photo/Achmad Ibrahim)
February 12, 2018 - 4:44 am
JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — A court sentenced the leader of an Islamic State group-affiliated militant network in Indonesia to seven years in prison on Monday for involvement in smuggling guns from the southern Philippines. Presiding Judge Siti Jamzanah said it was proven that Zainal Anshori "...
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In this screen grab provided by the Life.ru, the wreckage of a AN-148 plane is seen in Stepanovskoye village, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the Domodedovo airport, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. Russia's Emergencies Ministry says a passenger plane has crashed near Moscow and fragments of it have been found. (Life.ru via AP)
February 11, 2018 - 8:42 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A Russian airliner that had just taken off from the country's second-busiest airport crashed Sunday, killing all 71 people aboard and scattering jagged chunks of wreckage across a snowy field outside Moscow. The pilots of the An-148 regional jet did not report any problems before the...
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In this video grab provided by the ORSK.RU web site, Relatives and friends of those on the Saratov Airlines airline plane An-148 flight that crashed near Moscow's airport Domodedovo react while gathering at an airport outside Orsk, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018. A Russian passenger plane carrying 71 people crashed Sunday near Moscow, killing everyone aboard shortly after the jet took off from one of the city's airports. The Saratov Airlines regional jet disappeared from radar screens a few minutes after departing from Domodedovo Airport en route to Orsk, a city some 1,500 kilometers (1,000 miles) southeast of Moscow. (Orsk.ru via AP)
February 11, 2018 - 7:13 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — A look at notable disasters that have befallen Russian airliners, either crashes or bombings: — Feb. 11, 2018: An Antonov-148 regional jet operated by Saratov Airlines crashes shortly after takeoff from Moscow's Domodedovo Airport with 71 passengers and crew aboard. No survivors are...
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February 09, 2018 - 11:10 am
BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Twin bombs exploded at a mosque in a busy area in the city of Benghazi on Friday, killing at least two people and wounding 75 others, a Libyan official said, in the second attack targeting the city's houses of worship in less than a month. The explosion took place just before...
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February 06, 2018 - 10:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A man who admitted to scheming to help the Islamic State extremist group has been sentenced to 18 years in prison in a case that prosecutors say involved plotting a never-realized bombing in New York City. Munther Omar Saleh was sentenced on Tuesday in federal court in Brooklyn. The...
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